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miércoles, 28 de mayo de 2014

HRC condemns Dorchester's attempts to deflect criticism of Sultan of Brunei (VIDEO)

HRC condemns Dorchester's attempts to deflect criticism of Sultan of Brunei (VIDEO)
 - The fundamental truth is that profits from these hotels belong to a regime that could start executing women and LGBT people as soon as next year.




Did Christians Get Gay Marriage Right?

Did Christians Get Gay Marriage Right?
 - What happens when a queer-identified, mostly-heterosexual woman with plenty of LGBT friends gets married? Do we really think that because she is ..

Most LGBTs are closeted on the job

Most LGBTs are closeted on the job
 - The Cost of the Closet" surveyed more than 800 LGBT workers across the country and included an added survey of non-LGBT workers. Among the ...

Nonprofit pushes sports as a safe space for youth

Nonprofit pushes sports as a safe space for youth
 - develop the Safe Space Toolkit, a set of strategies and activities to help coaches address bullying issues and also provide LGBT-sensitivity training.

Stonewall activist dies at 93

Stonewall activist dies at 93
 - Storme DeLarverie, a lesbian activist who took part in the New York Stonewall riots in 1969 that started the gay rights movement in the United States, ...

HRC Delivers Letter to Vatican Due to Growing Concern on Anti-LGBT Stance of Catholic Schools ...

HRC Delivers Letter to Vatican Due to Growing Concern on Anti-LGBT Stance of Catholic Schools ...
 - Last month, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati took anti-LGBT to a new level, calling not only for the firing of gay and lesbian school employees, but also ...

Albania and Kosovo LGBT celebrations hit new highs

Albania and Kosovo LGBT celebrations hit new highs
 - In Tirana the supporters took to their bikes in a “Ride against Homophobia” and, for the first time ever, a march was held in support for LGBT rights in ...

A Virtual Queer Romance Becomes Reality

A Virtual Queer Romance Becomes Reality
 - While the video gaming industry has only begun to feature LGBT characters in games, and some companies like Nintendo have struggled to include ...

Can You Remember? Take This LGBT News Quiz

Can You Remember? Take This LGBT News Quiz
- Quick, before it all goes out of your head. Pick the correct answer for each question about last week's LGBT news.

Taboo on LGBT blood donation lingers, according to survey

Taboo on LGBT blood donation lingers, according to survey
 - Despite 90 percent support for equal rights for the LGBT community regardless of their sexual orientation, a relatively high number still oppose ...

Pay Inequality Is Massive... Among America's CEOs

Pay Inequality Is Massive... Among America's CEOs
 - We took the CEO pay data and made a histogram chart showing the distribution of compensation amounts. Each column shows the number of CEOs ...

Agitate, America!: Inequality can be deadly

Agitate, America!: Inequality can be deadly
 - A conservative friend of mine questions how inequality harms anyone, arguing that the poor in America make more than the middle class in European ...

Atlanta Black Star 7 of The Most Segregated School Systems in America

7 of The Most Segregated School Systems in America
 - Racial segregation in America ended decades ago, yet the struggle against inequality continues. Making segregation unlawful was the easy part, the ...

Maya Angelou Knew How To Inspire As A Writer, Teacher, and Great Human Being

Maya Angelou Knew How To Inspire As A Writer, Teacher, and Great Human Being
 - The African American author, dead at 86, led an extraordinary life and wrote about it in extraordinary ways. I called Maya Angelou expecting lament.

Why So Many Latinos Are Leaving Catholicism – And Religion Altogether

Why So Many Latinos Are Leaving Catholicism – And Religion Altogether
 - To gauge how dramatically things have changed in the Latino community, look no ... Latinos and Catholicism have been virtually synonymous ever since ... in which gay marriage is becoming legal, and most young people are for it.”

Maritxa Vidal: The 'mayor' of Division Street

Maritxa Vidal: The 'mayor' of Division Street
 - Because of machismo and Catholicism in the Latino community, she said ... Many of the funerals for people who died from AIDS complications were ...

New Report: Blacks are 'Beyond Broke'

New Report: Blacks are 'Beyond Broke'
 - Blacks are found to hold a mere $25 and Latinos just $100 in liquid wealth, compared to $3,000 ... Elijah Cummings (D-Md.)., noting that in less than 30 years, the majority of people living in the United States will be people of color.

Israelis, Palestinians vie for Latino support during Pope's visit

Israelis, Palestinians vie for Latino support during Pope's visit
 - The first Latin American pope brought a wave of Latino love with him on his trip to ... A lot of people are going to be watching — all eyes on Jerusalem.

Advocates Upset About High Arrest Numbers in Black, Latino Areas for Marijuana Possession

Advocates Upset About High Arrest Numbers in Black, Latino Areas for Marijuana Possession
 - A Brooklyn congressman says the mayor and police commissioner are coming up short, as there are complaints that people in black and Latino ...




Meet some Latinos who took part in the White House Science Fair

Meet some Latinos who took part in the White House Science Fair
 - Several Latinos were among the dozens of students who presented their ... are taking to help more young people succeed in these critical subjects.”.

The identity question: More Latinos checking 'White' on Census

The identity question: More Latinos checking 'White' on Census
 - On the other hand, 1.3 million people of Hispanic origin switched in the other direction, and over a million Americans chose non-Hispanic white on one ...

Republicans Bet That Latinos Are Idiots

Republicans Bet That Latinos Are Idiots
 - Are people seriously expected to believe that the GOP has killed immigration reform over and over again because the president has designated a ...

African-American Jazz singer, Actor and Cowboy Crooner Herb Jeffries Dies at 100

African-American Jazz singer, Actor and Cowboy Crooner Herb Jeffries Dies at 100
 - African-American Jazz singer, Actor and Cowboy Crooner Herb Jeffries Dies at ... Jeffries has been described as the only Black singing cowboy star in ...

Poverty is India's curse. Now Modi must work to end it for good

Poverty is India's curse. Now Modi must work to end it for good
 - The same day Gabriel Garcia Marquez died, I met another famous Latin writer ... But, as Allende's story exposes, lack of progress combating poverty is ...

Do Minorities Do Better Under Democrats?

Do Minorities Do Better Under Democrats?
 - Across 16 years of Democratic governance, the black poverty rate, ... and Latino poverty declines under Democrats while incomes shrink and poverty ...